Moderate Drinking of Alcohol Tied to Longer and Cognitively Healthier Life in Study

Moderate Drinking of Alcohol Tied to Longer and Cognitively Healthier Life in Study
Consuming alcoholic beverages on a daily or near-daily basis was linked to a cognitively healthy and longer life in older adults in a study by led researchers at the University of California San Diego. Moderate to heavy (but not excessive) drinking was defined as up to three daily alcoholic beverages for women and for men age 65 or older, and up to four for men under age 65. The study, titled “Alcohol Intake and Cognitively Healthy Longevity in Community-Dwelling Adults: The Rancho Bernardo Study,” is the first "to examine the association of the amount and frequency of alcohol consumption with cognitively healthy longevity versus being cognitive
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